Pets In Henry Huggins

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Have you ever had a dog which you met at a street? It wasn’t a special kind of dog, but it wanted to eat the ice-cream cone you were eating.Henry Huggins, written by Beverly Clearly, is a exciting story of Henry getting a dog which he met on a street, on his way going home. This story of getting a great dog is important to our generation of young children because it teaches the values of friendship and love between a boy and his dog, even though they make some trouble together. I personally admire the character of Henry and Ribsy and feel that this is a great book to inspire children who have pets. This story takes place in Klickitat street, some years ago. The protagonist is Henry, who suddenly gets a dog on his way back home. The antagonist,…show more content…
In this book, Henry plays and loves his troublemaker dog Ribsy always. But why would a boy play with his dog always and get into trouble too? I believe that it’s because he found Ribsy, lives with Ribsy, and loves Ribsy. Also, Ribsy chooses Henry when the boys have a fair contest about deciding who will take Ribsy. Ribsy had chosen his loving owner, Henry. I think that loyalty is very important in this book, because if Ribsy didn’t have loyalty, Ribsy would have chosen his old owner. I think that it’s very cowardly to betray your companion. This book teaches us to have love and loyalty to have many great friends, and be a great friend to…show more content…
It taught me that an animal and a boy could be great companions. Even though a boy is a human and a dog is an animal, their love and friendship is just as great as humans’. I wish I had a pet which is very close to me, just like Henry’s Ribsy. The part where Henry washes Ribsy by himself, using his mother’s shampoo, to make Ribsy enter a dog contest, shows us that Henry really loves, and is proud of Ribsy. I strongly recommend this book to many people because it shows the friendship and love of Henry and
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